Manages computer systems and networks for laboratories, government organizations, small businesses, and large companies across a variety of industries.
Students in Advanced Computer System Administrator are trained in the following subject areas:
Network infrastructure, fundamentals, monitoring, and management
Configuring hardware and applications, network connectivity, access to resources, and mobile computing
Workstation configuration and deployment
Monitoring and maintaining servers and systems
Configuring backup and recovery
Green IT technologies, tools, and standards
Program graduates go on to work in a wide variety of fields in information technology such as database administrator, network administrator, security administrator, web administrator, or computer operator.
Before entering the Advanced Computer System Administrator program, students must:
Be at least 18 years old.
Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Have a positive attendance and progress record.
Have a positive behavior record with no major incidents in the past 90 days.
Have health clearance from the Job Corps center where they received basic training.
Complete a successful phone, in-person, or video-conference interview.
As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.
Students who complete an Information Technology training area can earn nationally recognized credentials from organizations such as Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the national standard in computer science training and credentialing. Credentials such as these show that students are ready for positions in computer programming and repair.
Advanced Computer System Administrator
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While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
Computer technicians install, maintain and repair computers and networks. They also set up computer security measures, configure computer networks, and offer technical support on-site or via phone or email.